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East Carroll Parish was created on March 28, 1877 from Carroll (Old) Parish (Carroll (Old) Parish was formed March 14, 1832, out of the northern part of the original Concordia Parish). The parish was named in honor of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last surviving signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence.
The East Carroll Parish Seat can be found in Lake Providence and the parish government website is unknown
Regions bordering East Carroll Parish include Chicot County, AR (north), Issaquena County, MS (east), Warren County, MS (southeast), Madison Parish (south), Richland Parish (southwest), West Carroll Parish (west).
Cities and towns found in East Carroll Parish are made up of Lake Providence, Transylvania.
East Carroll Parish vital records can be found at the Louisiana Office of Vital Records which copies of birth and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Louisiana for current fees and application process.
You can search online for East Carroll Parish Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Louisiana Birth or Death Certificate Application to mail.
East Carroll Parish consists of Federal Census Schedules to help in exploring your family tree. Federal government Population Schedules can be found for 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
East Carroll Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1880. East Carroll Co. Industry and Agriculture can be acquired for 1880. East Carroll Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890. You can get free online and printable census forms that can help with your research.
A list of East Carroll Parish Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
Genealogist typically forget the significance of East Carroll Parish court, probate, and land files as a source of genealogical information and facts. Buried away in Louisiana courthouses and archives just about everywhere are the ambitions and worries of countless Louisiana people.
The chances are excellent that your ancestors and forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least some facets of their lives in the East Carroll Parish court records. Even if your forefathers is not discussed in a Court case, consider all of the other methods which often can have lead to him or her showing up in court records.
The below specifics denotes exactly what birth, death, marriage, property, probate, and courtroom records are usually in East Carroll Parish. The dates indicated below are considered the first known documents with this parish.
The following are web links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources relevant to East Carroll Parish. Many of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is merely a listing which has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to furnish your own preferred East Carroll Parish genealogy or family history related sites.